Great Sankey church celebrates anniversary

Warrington Guardian:

1:14pm Friday 31st October 2014

Hood Manor Methodist Church, in Great Sankey, will be holding a bazaar style event on Saturday as part of its 36th anniversary weekend.

Dream come true for United fan youngster

10:47am Thursday 30th October 2014

A 9-YEAR-OLD from Great Sankey will have his dream come true when he steps onto the Old Trafford turf on Remembrance Day weekend.


9:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

HEAD to Warrington Market next weekend to see the work of Penketh and Sankey Painting Group on display during a special exhibition.

Date for Sankey garden AGM

11:03am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHEESE and wine will be on the menu at this year's Penketh and Great Sankey Gardening Society AGM.

Call for groups to apply for community scheme grants

9:34am Sunday 26th October 2014

COMMUNITY groups, charities, schools and colleges in the town are being invited to apply for help from the newly re-launched 'Our space, your place' scheme from Chapelford housebuilder David Wilson Homes.

Potential plans for KFC and Lidl

4:21pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

LETTERS have been sent out to homes along Old Liverpool Road regarding potential plans for a KFC restaurant and Lidl supermarket.

Councillor calls for residents help with new health centre

4:24pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WHITTLE Hall councillor is calling on residents to make their feelings clear over the need for a new health centre in Chapelford.

Pupils buddy up to support reading

4:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THIRTY pupils from year seven and 30 volunteers from years nine and 11 at Penketh High School have been working together during a 'Buddy' reading scheme to improve reading levels.

Children dress up for nursery launch

Warrington Guardian: Great Sankey Primary's nursery theme day.   L to r Belle Robinson ,Isabella O'hara( crouching), Amy Leigh Siddley,  Ruby Darlington, Ffion Jones and Charlie Whitwham DGA290914

12:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ONCE upon a time children at Great Sankey Primary headed to school in fancy dress to launch their latest topic on nursery rhymes.

Rock night in Great Sankey

1:35pm Monday 20th October 2014

A CLASSIC Rock Night takes place at Eagle Sports Club next Saturday, November 1.

Fearsome feat for Guide Dog fundraisers

Warrington Guardian: Kerry and Lynette ahead of their shark dive

12:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN intrepid guide dog owner took the plunge in a tank with sharks as part of a 'Year of fear' fundraising campaign.

New head invited parents to open day

4:30pm Monday 13th October 2014

SANKEY Valley St James Primary School is celebrating the appointment of their new head teacher Deb Feltham with an open day on Monday.

Work on new fire station to start next year

4:29pm Sunday 12th October 2014

WORK on a new fire station in Cuerdley is expected to start in the new year and take up to 15 months to complete following plans being approved last month.

Halloween fun in Chapelford

4:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

GHOULISH games, freaky fun and frightening food are all on the menu at Chapelford Farm's children's Halloween party.

Autumn fair set to raise cash

4:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

HEAD to Cromdale Way Pre-school on Saturday for an autumn fair and help raise vital funds for new equipment.

Chapelford fundraisers get on their bikes for Guide Dogs

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4:27pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

STAFF at a Chapelford supermarket used their pedal power to launch fundraising for their charity of the year Guide Dogs for the Blind Cheshire and Merseyside.

Scout craft fair date

5:20pm Monday 6th October 2014

PENKETH Methodist Scouts are holding their second craft and gift fair at the Olive Tree Community Centre on Chapel Road in Penketh on Saturday.

Junk mail warning for residents

4:47pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A SANKEY Bridges woman is urging residents to check their junk mail before they throw it in the bin after she had a narrow escape.

Handball increases in popularity in Great Sankey

Warrington Guardian: Holly Lam-Moores visits Great Sankey High to coach students in handball DGW230914

3:28pm Friday 3rd October 2014

HANDBALL sessions at Great Sankey High School are proving popular with pupils thanks to the town's handball hero.

Gym equipment installed in Chapelford's Our Wood

Warrington Guardian: Clr Faisal Rashid tries out the new outdoor gym equipment in Chapelford DGB230914

3:24pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

IF you go out into the woods in Chapelford, you are sure of a big surprise.

Fungi fun at garden meeting

6:31am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE topic for tonight, Thursday's Penketh and Great Sankey Gardening Society meeting is 'What you need to know about fungi'.

Sankey student organises Oxjam festival night

4:08pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A GREAT Sankey student has been doing her bit for the charity Oxfam by taking on the volunteer role of gig maker as part of the nationwide Oxjam Music Festival.

Penketh nursery rated as 'inadequate' by Ofsted

5:17pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A PENKETH nursery has been rated as inadequate during their latest Ofsted inspection.

Huge thanks to Penketh pub

5:17pm Saturday 27th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey children's charity has been saying a massive thank you to everyone at the Crown and Cushion pub in Penketh after another successful annual fun day.

Historian to speak at Sankey and Penketh heritage group

3:39pm Saturday 27th September 2014

HISTORIAN Kit Heald will be visiting the Penketh and Great Sankey heritage group on October 14 for a talk on Warrington people and places.

Sankey man needs your support

5:18pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey man is calling for residents support ahead of leaving the country next month to lead a group of young people taking part in International Citizen Service (ICS) with YCare International.

Residents complain over 'unkempt'

Warrington Guardian: Tomato plants are growing in grass verges in Great Sankey

4:52pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey man is calling for action over grass cutting on Whittle Brook linear park after claims the long grass is now becoming a breeding ground for insects.

More transport options for Sankey residents

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LINGLEY Mere Business Park has extended its commuter shuttle bus service in a bid to create greater transport links for businesses and their employees working on the Great Sankey-based park.

Fundraiser for war memorial fund

2:50pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAD to St Josephs Club on Meeting Lane in Penketh next month for an evening with female harmony trio Nylon Hearts in aid of the Penketh and Sankey war memorial restoration fund.

Shannon Bradshaw Community Centre's youth night launches next Friday

2:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HEAD to the Shannon Bradshaw Community Centre's Friday night youth club next week for an evening of pool and football tables and Wii ganes.

Cat owners spread deadly anti-freeze warning

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6:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

CAT owners in Great Sankey have been raising awareness of the dangers of anti-freeze poisoning after a spate of cases on the Briarswood estate have left owners 'traumatised and heartbroken'.

Super swimmers awarded for their efforts

Warrington Guardian: Swimmers at Penketh pool on Honiton Way received a variety of prizes.  ip11714

10:27am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE was big smiles all around as the latest group of super swimmers at Penketh pool were awarded for their efforts over the past few months.

Whittle Hall councillor takes on chilly challenge

2:48pm Monday 15th September 2014

A WHITTLE Hall councillor got a soaking in aid of charity after being nominated for the ice bucket challenge by the chairman of the Chapelford Residents Association.

Trio set for Sankey surgery

2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

GREAT Sankey councillors Jean Carter, Hitesh Patel and Tony Williams will be holding their regular monthly surgery on Saturday.

Classic rock in Sankey

8:18am Monday 15th September 2014

A CLASSIC rock night takes place at Eagle Sports in Great Sankey on Saturday night.

Penketh pupils feeling top of the class

Warrington Guardian: High achievers from Penketh High getting trophies with pupil Danny Lea at the front DGC170714

8:51am Thursday 11th September 2014

PUPILS at Penketh High School were feeling top of the class after high achievers were awarded with trophies during a special presentation.

Family reach for the sky for charity

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8:48am Thursday 11th September 2014

MEET the family who reached for the skies to mark a Great Sankey man's 50th birthday and raised cash for charity in the process.

Let Robbie entertain you for Peace Centre fundraiser

12:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

LET Robbie entertain you during a special fundraiser in aid of the Peace Centre.

Great Sankey nursery rated as good

8:52am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GREAT Sankey nursery has been rated as 'good' during a recent visit from Ofsted inspectors.

Quiz night at Olive Tree centre

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8:52am Wednesday 10th September 2014

GET your thinking caps on as the Olive Tree Community Centre at Penketh Methodist Church hosts a fundraising quiz tomorrow night, Friday from 7pm.

Library poppy tribute

Warrington Guardian: The poppies on show at Penketh Library

12:50pm Monday 8th September 2014

PENKETH Library has been among the venues to have a fitting tribute to the centenary of the First World War.

Council chiefs reassure residents over Cromwell Avenue work

3:10pm Saturday 6th September 2014

COUNCIL chiefs have reassured residents work on Cromwell Avenue in Great Sankey will increase traffic flow and create two lanes.

Warrington Youth Club movie night

3:02pm Thursday 4th September 2014

HEAD to Warrington Youth Club in Great Sankey tomorrow, Friday, for a fundraising movie night.

Residents angry over white lines

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

RESIDENTS in Great Sankey have been complaining over road closures along Whittle Avenue while white lines have been repainted.

Penketh youngsters showcase history of area

Warrington Guardian:

6:05pm Friday 29th August 2014

PUPILS at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary have been showcasing their work into the history of Penketh. Teachers praised the youngsters at Walton Avenue for their hard work throughout the term writing news reports, creating fact files and building models of the area.

Teaming up to clean up the streets

Warrington Guardian: Clr David Keane

6:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

GREAT Sankey residents are coming together today, Thursday, to clean up the roads in their area.

Family fun day at Crosfields

Warrington Guardian: Latchford bow out to Crosfields

6:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

A FUNDRAISING family fun day takes place at Crosfields ARLFC, Hood Lane in Great Sankey on Saturday.

Wheels of fortune for Sankey Bridges woman

Warrington Guardian:

6:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

A SANKEY Bridges woman has been doing her bit to support the charity Motability with a sponsored bike ride.

Musical fundraiser in Penketh

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6:02pm Friday 29th August 2014

HEAD to the Penketh Tavern for an evening of musical entertainment to raise cash for branch funds of the Penketh and Sankey Royal British Legion.

Gardeners question in Penketh and Sankey

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6:01pm Friday 29th August 2014

CALLING all green-fingered residents.

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